English learners speak for themselves in the world of documentary series for the first time in learning English
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The Project Learning English Video, the first of its kind seven-part documentary series about people learning English is in 5 continents. Each film shows people in 7 countries that have their own methods and motives of English. The series provides an overview of the overall ESL (English as a Second Language) Community. Filmed in Morocco, Romania, USA, Spain, China, Brazil and the United Kingdom, the series is free (with and without English subtitles) online, along with additional resources free materials for students and teachers to be released so it can be seen as a pure documentary or training materials as well.
British filmmaker Daniel Emmerson
its final crew and post-production work on “Project Learning English Video” documentary series in the world for the first time in English language learning. The documentation that addresses key questions such as “Why is English so popular?” Published monthly with a free seven-part series on EnglishClub.com, a free site for students and teachers around the world in English. The first film, “Stories of Morocco” will be released in April 2009, followed by movies in Romania, USA, Spain, China, Brazil and the UK. The series was designed as a resource for English learners, including those who are interested in studying abroad and be with and without English subtitles are available. During his travels, Emmerson and his team connected with students, teachers and school leaders from around the world, habits, experiences and methods used to document the English language learning. Respondents share techniques, tips and concerns about the industry’s learning English in their own country and their experiences abroad. Filming began at the site in September 2008. Since December, the team also worked in post-production.
Josef Essberger, founder of EnglishClub.com agreed to sponsor the entire series, and is an important partner in all phases of production. In addition to planning, the series Is Free, English Club has devoted a section of its website for the project. With items such as the official blog, photo gallery, staff and public trial Indeed, the participation of EnglishClub.com members played an important role in the project from the beginning. EnglishClub.com members and visitors kept in touch with the team on the road, the guidance and encouragement of comments on the blog and video diary. A test panel was recruited by EnglishClub.com consisting of students, faculty and moviegoers worldwide. Essberger says: “The selected disc will work with the filmmaker in the recruitment of the series, to make sure it will be fun, enlighten and entertain audiences of all cultures.” How Essberger, Emmerson understands the power of the Web in education, said: “The Internet is a wonderful tool for communicating with people and how many people really do things differently in the world I want,” The English Video Learning Project. ‘Really to be a part of it. “
To generate more interest in the film, the team created a 20-minute “Making of the project” video in which Emmerson says his main goal for the film: “Basically, what I do is that activities that We filmed the interviews and all that stock footage we took of each of the cities where the package was received and so people will be able to understand why these people, learn English, how do … and be able to see a bit of atmosphere to learn in “on” Completing the project speaks “Emmerson closely about their personal experiences in any field, including places that never was he and his partner Joel Carr camera was like New York City . The “Making of the project” offers a glimpse of the crew of the unique opportunities, such as why a part of the series documents the experience of a German priest in training, coffee in Cambridge. Viewers also get sneak previews Carr camera footage taken around the city’s attractions, such as the markets of Casablanca.
and editing images and developing a web presence, the film crew have developed supplemental materials, EnglishClub.com written to accompany the series of films. These free classes and lesson plans, worksheets and online tests each film. Teachers and school administrators can also print materials for classroom use. To start with all the history of the pre-production is available in EnglishClub.com.
The first film in the series “Stories from Morocco”, on April 21 was launched in 2009, a month after the other six films. Each film is approximately 15 minutes, with a total length of series of 2 hours.
high resolution images can be found here.
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